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aluminium

noun [U] uk   /ˌæl.jəˈmɪn.i.əm/ UK (US aluminum,   /əˈluː.mɪ.nəm/   ) us  
B2 (symbol Al) a chemical element that is a light, silver-coloured metal, used especially for making cooking equipment and aircraft parts: an aluminium saucepan Cover the fish with aluminium foil and cook over a low heat. We take all our aluminium cans for recycling.
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